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2014-04-04 23:40:53

Fundraising gala for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) will be held at Lake Forest’s Deer Path Inn on May 15th, Global TSC Awareness Day. Lake Forest, IL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 WISH I MAY, Bcureful’s third annual gala and wine dinner organized to raise funds in support of research and a cure for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC), a genetic disorder that effects one in 6,000 newborns, is set for Thursday, May 15 at the Deer Path Inn of Lake Forest. The wine dinner presents a menu...

2014-01-29 23:04:02

The new program will include brain ‘pacemakers’, specialized women’s care, and in-patient monitoring. Hopewell, NJ (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 The Capital Institute for Neurosciences (CIN) today announced it has launched a new program to provide highly specialized care for patients with epilepsy and other seizure disorders. The CIN Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders Program at Capital Health provides patients with state-of-the-art testing and evaluation, including 24-hour continuous...

2013-09-27 23:03:52

Everolimus Drug Study with TSC Patients to Measure Impact on Brain New York, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Bcureful® presented a check in the amount of $15,000.00 to Dr. Orrin Devinsky, Director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at NYU Langone Medical Center, for his upcoming everolimus research project. Bcureful Board members Lori Nerheim of Chicago and Laurie Marshall of New York City presented the check to Dr. Devinsky. “Now is one of the most exciting times in TSC...

2013-07-11 08:29:15

AurimMed Pharma, Inc. and Hovding Named First Recipients of Award and $25,000 Prizes LANDOVER, Md., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Epilepsy Foundation, a national organization dedicated to serving all people with seizures, today launched the Epilepsy Innovation Seal of Excellence (SEAL), an award that recognizes groundbreaking and innovative product development programs deemed by the Foundation as deserving of significant and urgent support. The launch of the SEAL is...

2013-05-27 23:14:13

In order to promote quality of life, the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group (NEREG) is launching an epilepsy wellness program in New York and New Jersey for their adult patients diagnosed with epilepsy and seizures. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 Persons diagnosed with active epilepsy lose their driving privileges until seizure freedom is achieved. Public transportation or people who will volunteer to be a driver can be hard to find. As a result, independence becomes limited and it can be...

2013-05-20 08:28:02

-- Warren Lammert, Investor and Father of Child with Epilepsy, Named Chairman -- LANDOVER, Md., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Epilepsy Foundation, a national organization dedicated to serving all people with seizures, today announced the election of its first official Board of Directors, following the completion of its merger with the Epilepsy Therapy Project. Directors from both organizations and several new nominees sit on the newly-formed board. Warren Lammert,...

2013-05-17 16:24:18

Leading Philanthropists, Celebrity, Experts and People with Epilepsy Serve as Judges at Antiepileptic Drug and Device Trials (AED) XII and Pipeline Conference MIAMI, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Epilepsy Foundation today announced the 2013 winner of the Epilepsy Therapy Project Second Annual "Shark Tank" competition for the most innovative new product idea for people with epilepsy. Utkan Demirci, Ph.D. and Steven C. Schachter, MD designed a novel point of care...

2013-04-30 08:35:12

Klitgaard to be Honored at Antiepileptic Drug and Device Trials XII Conference in Miami May 15-17 LANDOVER, Md., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Epilepsy Foundation announced today that Henrik Klitgaard, Ph.D., Vice President and Fellow, Neurosciences Therapeutic Area, UCB, has been named the recipient of the Epilepsy Therapy Project Lifetime Accelerator Award in recognition of his commitment and contributions to the field of epilepsy and to the people affected by it....

2012-12-27 05:02:19

New foundation will drive awareness, supportive care and accelerate new therapies for millions of people living with seizures Washington, DC, December 26, 2012 (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 The Epilepsy Foundation (EF) and the Epilepsy Therapy Project (ETP) announced today that their Boards of Directors have unanimously approved the merger of the two organizations. The new organization, known as the Epilepsy Foundation, will fight for more than two million Americans and their families living...

2012-12-03 12:28:08

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In an editorial published in the current issue of the journal Epilepsy & Behavior, Epilepsy Foundation (EF) President and CEO Phil Gattone and Epilepsy Therapy Project (ETP) Chairman and Co-founder Warren Lammert discuss their personal journeys and rationale for the upcoming merger between two leading organizations in the epilepsy community. In the editorial, "Stronger together - the Epilepsy Therapy Project and Epilepsy Foundation decide to merge....